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DOH Data on Planning and Design for Specialized Hospital

Requested from DOH by J. Garcia at 10:48 AM on Oct 02, 2022.
Purpose: Architectural Research Study
Date of Coverage: 10/02/2022 - 10/02/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-615670378980

Garcia 10:48 AM, Oct 02, 2022

Greetings! I am a 5th year BS Architecture student and I am humbly requesting for documents that can support my research undertaking entitled, "Central Luzon Diabetes and Endocrinology Wellness Center".

The following documents will be able to support and strengthen the foundation of the study:

1. DOH Planning and Design Guidelines for Diabetes and Endocrinology Centers
2. DOH Guidelines for Specialized Medical Centers
3. DOH Guidelines for Level 3 Hospitals
4. DOH Staffing Pattern for Specialized Medical Centers

I hope that this request will be granted. Thank you very much!

Receiving Officer 10:54 AM, Oct 02, 2022

October 2, 2022

Dear Jaimie,

Thank you for your request dated Oct 02, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for DOH Data on Planning and Design for Specialized Hospital.

We received your request on Oct 02, 2022 and will respond on or before Oct 21, 2022 10:48:21 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://savethedatev211152018-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC02MTU2NzAzNzg5ODAM, for request with ticket number #DOH-615670378980.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Maker 09:38 AM, Oct 03, 2022

Dear Jaimie Garcia

Please be informed that we have endorsed your request to the Health Facility Development Bureau (HFDB) for action. Kindly await for their response, thank you

Maker 05:03 PM, Oct 11, 2022

October 11, 2022

Dear Jaimie Garcia,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Oct 02, 2022 10:48:21 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for DOH Data on Planning and Design for Specialized Hospital.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. 

The Department of Health has developmental standards for the general hospitals and select health care facilities only. Administrative Order No. 2012-0012 Rules and Regulations Governing the New Classification of Hospitals and other Health Facilities in the Philippines (bit.ly/AO2012-0012) articulates the different classifications and service capabilities of health care facilities. You can refer to the Manual on Technical Guidelines for Hospital Planning and Design (bit.ly/DOHHFDBManuals) for the developmental standards of general hospitals, including Level 3 Hospitals and services for diabetes and endocrinology. You may also use this as reference for the development of Specialty Centers, together with the Resource Stratified Framework (RSF) for selected specialty care areas. The said RSF per specialty care centers are included as Annexes of the Department Order No. 2021-0001 Designation of Selected DOH Hospitals as Specialty Centers (bit.ly/DO20210001-SpecialtyCenters). 

The licensing requirements for hospitals and other healthcare facilities are stipulated in Administrative Order No. 2016-0042 Guidelines in the Application of DOH Permit to Construct (bit.ly/PTCGuidelines) and its Annexes which can be accessed at the official website of the Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau (HFSRB) at http://hfsrb.doh.gov.ph/

The licensing requirements for hospitals and other healthcare facilities are stipulated in Administrative Order No. 2016-0042 Guidelines in the Application of DOH Permit to Construct (bit.ly/PTCGuidelines) and its Annexes which can be accessed at the official website of the Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau (HFSRB).  The said issuance also includes an Annex on the Planning and Design Guidelines for Health Facilities.

Staffing pattern for  development of hospitals are also available at bit.ly/DOHHFDBManuals.

For clarifications on the matter, please contact HFDB at telephone number (02) 8651-7800 local 1401 or through email at hfdb@doh.gov.ph

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